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FOX
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
as the house did or do something similar. what they want to do is raise taxes. >> when george was in the united states senate, he voted to privatize social security. that would have been a huge catastrophe prior to the collapse of wall street. what i would do is over time allow the payroll tax cap to adjust upwards as a first way of protecting the solvency of the program rather than changing the retirement age. >> reporter: this is one of the most closely watched senate races in the country. the stakes are high. the candidates know that what happens here in virginia is tied to what happens at the top of the ticket. that was very obvious tonight. they called it the people's debate ithe battle of the former governors. democrat tim kaine won the coin toss to go first and the first thing out of his mouth was a joking reference to mitt romney and the firestorm that he created when talked about cutting funding to public broadcasting and in the opening remarks kaine promised he wasn't going to fire big bird, but quickly the debate turned serious. as in recent campaign ads, republican george allen too
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
taxes on middle income families. >> four years ago when i stood on this stage, i said that i would cut taxes for middle class families. and that is exactly what i did. we cut taxes for middle class families by about $3600. the rope is because i believe that we do best when the middle class is doing well. and by giving them those tax cuts, they had a little more money in their pocket. so maybe they can buy a new car. they are certainly in a better position to weather the extraordinary recession we went through. they can buy a compute fore their kid going off to college. >> the interest and the principal -- >> there are two more presidential debates and one vice presidential debate still coming up. >> who do you think won the debate? was there a clear winner? that is the question we are talking about this morning. we want to hear your thoughts an invite you to post them on our facebook page. we will share your comments throughout the morning. >>> other stories making headlines, a voter watchdog group says it has uncovered voter fraud in maryland. the group election integrity maryland cla
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm PDT
his own tax plan, making them stick to what they've been the last six or seven months. >> this is where i think paul ryan will have pressure on him and where i expect paul ryan to perform very well. i mean, i found obama's debate performance totally lacking in specifics. we still don't know what his tax plan is or his deficit plan or his budget plan. but paul ryan has become the personification for the democrats of all that is callous and cold and evil about the romney campaign. so ryan now has i think an opportunity to not only explain his plan more importantly romney's plan, but to explain it in a way that is compassionate and human. and i expect he'll do a very good job of that. >> there's a tricky thing that ryan has to do. and i think you suggested it there, carly. there's clearly a distinction between the ryan plan. actually, there have been multiple ryan plans on multiple fronts. >> that's right. >> and the romney plan. so ryan can't get lured into a debate over the specifics. >> i agree with you. >> here's the problem, mitt romney embraced that budget plan. >>
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
these cuts from defense as the house did or do something similar to that. what they want to do is raise taxes. >> when george was in the united states senate he voted to private as a social security. that would have been a huge cataso the collapse of wall street. what i would do is, over time, allow the payroll tax cap to adjust upwards as a first way of protecting the solvency of the program rather than changing the retirement age. >> the candidates have been neck and next for nearly two years but recent polls show kaine has about a four-point lead. >>> also, the first lady make another stop in our area. >> republican presidential nominee mitt romney rallies voters in virginia, this time outlining his plans for foreign policy as more polls show him in the lead following last week's debate. >>> a live look outside. it is 6:06. that is the washington monument. we have a little bit of rain but gay then says it is going to get better. we'll talk to her later on when fox 5 morning news continues. -- but gwen says it is going to get better. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of th
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the sa organizatn says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hihike on the middle class." want proof? ad read the non-partisa study for yourself at american.m. obama a his liberal allies? we can't affor four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. >> in my heart i know i did not do these disgusting acts. the crux>> a portion slams into a convenience store. -- a porsche. good morning, washington. i am steve chenevey. . >> i am cynne simpson. . >> and other debt and restart. the rain is coming to an end. i am not expecting any more rain. currently, a little bit of a rain around brandywine and northern charles county, calvert, anne arundal, pushing off to the northeast and coming to an end. will be over and about an hour, hour and a half. 46 in leesburg. 45 in martinsburg. if
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
trying to raise taxes on virginians, maybe there wouldn't have been over 100,000 jobs lost in virginia. >> recent polls show tim kaine leading george allen by more than four points. >>> if it sounds like a bad idea, then it probably is especially when you think about getting into the ring during a bull fight. >> coming up next the frightening scene that left many people -- >> why, people, why? barack obama and the liberals s $4,000. >> we're checking on that coming up next. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in n
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
skyrocketed in his time in the senate. on the other side of the balance sheet, the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire, as planned. >> we do need to balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending and we need to grow the economy. there are a variety of things i think off the bat what ought to be cut is and repeal asked replaced -- and replaced is obama care. that will save over $1 trillion. >> the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck, but tim kaine appears to have taken a lead. >>> new polls out in the presidential race confirming the fight for the white house is tightening. as fox's doug luzader tells us, with four weeks to go before the election, both are coming out swunging on the campaign trail. >> reporter: 47 to 47, the race is locked up right now, at least according to gallup. the landscape is changing quickly. both campaigns are trying to take advantage. mitt romney may have had more spring in his step yesterday as he spoke to the virginia military institute. he went after what has been president obama's strong suit in many
KRON
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >>> welcome back. checking wall street with live looks from the trading floor, new york stock exchange, electronic trading board of the nasdaq, a slight up tick in number of americans filing for unemployment last week and drop in retail sales for september. more at 6:45. >> let's get over to the traffic desk. following a hot spot. east bay? >> that's right. we mentioned how slow the traffic was here on 580 in the west bound direction not only in the usual place for pass but getting into dublin. it turns out there is an accident here at the dublin interchange, perhaps between dougherty and 680. one of the vehicles could not be moved so it is still blocking traffic. with one late blocked it's driving up drive time which is now up to 38 minutes
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
over ten years. an overhaul of the tax code and changes to medicare and social security. several tax cuts could also end if the cliff is not avoided, meaning about $3,500 more in taxes for the average household. >>> american university is warning students to be on alert after a string of incidents where a man has groped students near campus. there have been four reported incidents in the last week. the most recent one happened sunday night on massachusetts avenue. police say the suspect comes up from behind, grabs girls inappropriately, and then runs away. >> i normally feel really safe around here. i'm not in the city or anything. that's a little bit terrifying. >> something's got to be done. i mean, it's definitely uncalled for and not okay. >> au sent an e-mail to students to alert them about the attacks. the university is asking the students to walk in groups and only in well-lit areas. >> 6:06 right now. today marks the tenth anniversary of the sniper killing spree. the first attack happened in a parking lot in wheaton, maryland. in all, ten people were killed, three others were
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
. in the report predicts will happen if lawmakers don't do anything about a number of tax cuts that are set to expire by the end of the year. this report helps answer was the fiscal cliff means for all of us. >> what does it mean? this report says taxes for nearly all of us would go on average $3,500. a bunch of tax breaks are set to expire if congress doesn't do something. lawmakers have pushed off these tough decisions until after the election. it is not all bad news. congress will probably hammer out some kind of a deal between november 6 and the end of the year. the question is what exactly that deal will be. >> what happens if we do go over the fiscal cliff? >> if we trigger the automatic tax cuts, then we would likely hit a recession, according to a number of economists. >> not a good thing. hallie jackson, thank you. >> 63 degrees at the airport. 10 years ago today, two men started a shooting rampage in the d.c. area. take r lee boyd malvo's when the cover the nation. >> more on weather and traffic >> more on weather and traffic when we come right hi. yes? you know those delicious gr
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> of course the middle class has been buried. they're being bear ruried by regulations, taxes, borrowing. they're being buried by the obama administration's economic failures. >> biden later tried to clarify his comment by saying the middle class was buried by policies mitt romney and paul ryan supported. >>> and mitt romney's campaign has called tonight's debate a restart of the campaign. right now the republican nominee trails by 3% among likely voters. that is according to the latest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll. that is also within the poll's margin of error. the president leads by seven points, though, among all registered voters. he he also leads in the battleground states that could decide the election. >> you can watch tonight's debate right here on nbc 4. live coverage begins at 9:00. and that brings us to our poll question. will you watch tonight's debate? you can let us know by taking the poll on the news 4 today facebook page. >>> martin o'malley plans to introduce a controversial power s
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. goodbye to the worst kicker. >>> two new voices in the maryland casino debate. today university of maryland backed the push to expand gambling in the state. >> at the same time, some redskins fans objected to the team owner's support for a new casino in prince george's county. chris gordon has both sides of the debate. >> reporter: montgomery county educators as well as business and elected leaders came to campus today to make a point. supporters of question 7 say expanded gambling will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for education. money being spent by maryland residents in the casinos of neighboring states. >> there was a study that came out today that suggested $1.2 billion that marylanders are spending, that marylanders are spending in west virginia. >>
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> i agree -- >> president obama has the right policy. >> rather like his tax policies, the devil in the detail has not emerged yet. we look forward to hearing that. what i want to play you is a clip from "saturday night live" showing president obama onstage in denver. let's watch this. >> excuse me, governor. mr. president? >> i'm sorry, yeah. yeah. what's up? >> mr. president, governor romney has just said that he killed osama bin laden. would you care to respond? >> no, you two go ahead. >> it was a fairly dismal performance, wasn't it. as a result the polls are quite shocking today. this pew poll, there's been a swing from september 12th to 16th, it's gone from 51% to 43% in obama's favor to 49% to 45 in romney's favor. this is catastrophic, isn't it? >> it's not catastrophic. it's a poll. but look, there's no secret, the president didn't have a good debate performance. we have got to get out there, all democrats, all people who support president obama, and aggressively make the case because on the substance of economic policy, we have the better plan. look, all mitt romney wa
CNBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
to convince other countries to join them in setting up that transactions tax. they're two short of the nine needed to push ahead with the plan. malta is also tough. somebody was just meeting in luxemburg, which is a small place. i don't know if it's bigger or smaller than liechtenstein. >> have you been to luxemburg? >> no. you? >> no. >> several considering a transactions tax separately because an eu agreement appears impossible at this time. wow. i should say becky and then are you supposed to say thanks, joe. >> i was going to skip that part. >> at your own peril. >> thanks, joe. >> french man and american for developing and inventing methods for observing tiny particles without destroying them. which is nice. you don't want to while you're studying something destroy it. ground breaking experimental enable measuring and manipulation of individual quanti quantum subpoenas. not maybe the latest stuff with the god particle, very close to the unified theory, but very exciting. you need a big, big -- >> interaction between light and matter. >> how do they not break it? >> hard to believe that
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
but doesn't tell us how to pay for t as much as he wants to deny it, he does have a $5 trillion tax cut for millionaires that will cost middle class families a bigger tax hike. >> but still -- >> but that, i think, is the challenge for him. >> still, ana, conservatives always suspected romney was moderate. despite what maria just said he is showing a moderate tone at least. are republicans willing to embrace what they call a rino -- republican in name only? >> i thenk he is far from being a rino. he he is adopting a more moderate tone. i am elated by it, carol. it happens on both sides of the aisle. we're seeing a multi-dimensional mitt romney. we had seen the businessman, the fix-up artist. we had not seen the guy, the father, the human, the friend. we're seeing a will the more of that. it's helping. he had to do it. he had a huge gap. my question is, what took you so long? they're a great influence on him. we've known, we've heard that ann range of motiomney is calle stabilizer, very close family, close couple. the more of this mitt we see the better. conservatives will be fine with i
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
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CNN
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... w could we ever trust him here? then you may be looking for help in choosing the right plan for your needs. so don't wait. call now. whever your health coverage needs, unitedhealthcare can help you find the right plan. open enrollment to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the best time to review your options and enroll in a plan. medicare has two main parts, parts a and b, to help cover a lot of your expenses, like hospital care... and doctor visits. but they still won't cover all of your costs. now's the time to learn about unitedhealthcare plans that may be right for you. are you looking for something nice and easy? like a single plan t
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
the estate tax, achieve north america energy independence, claiming at the same time that president obama's policies would hurt farmers. the governor talks about his five-point plan to fix the economy, something he says will help everyone from farmers to small businesses. >> i'll make sure our tax policies and our regulatory policies and healthcare, all these things come together to make it easier for small business to grow and thrive. america needs this new direction. we can't go on the path we've been on. we must restore america's strength and i will do it with your help. >> the obama campaign leveling a new attack at governor romney today over his plans to cut spending, specifically cut funding for pbs that would affect big bird. they have a new ad about it on today. >> bernie madoff, gut tons of greed and the evil genius to towered over him. one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird, big bird, big bird. >> it's me big bird. >> big yellow, a men as to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> reporter: the republican n
KRON
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
romney economic plan is a $500-a5 trillion dollar tax cut >> in this tax cuts would include the 1% he promised this. but most of the economist who question numbers said governor on >> the good news is what the a's and will be planned next three games at home as they try and knock off the detroit tigers. first pitch is at 6: 07. the giants will try to keep their playoff lives in cincinnati as well as the cincinnati reds have a 2-0 series lead into game 3. first pitch today in cincinnati will be at 2: 37. it's san francisco this see a gain for the manager says that last canterbury zito will it the start. >> let's turn our to to the market's quick look at the stocks. stocks-to close floor on wall street. no big surprise. his look at the numbers. tracking down the stocks were worries over forecasted corporate earnings. and slow growth in asia. the dow and the nasdaq both down more than 20 points. a s m p was downed over just five points. the sea eagle of american airlines acknowledges that passengers have had a rough operation performance is improving the airline will get past this rough
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> oliver mcgee was a deputy assistant secretary of transportation under the clinton administration. but he found himself jumping the aisle to the republican party. why would he make that choice as the country was on the cusp of electing the first back president? that's the subject of his new book. i recently talked with him about his book and why he changed parties. >> thank you for joining us. it is a fascinating book. i want to set the stage here, because you were in the clinton white house. you were a true democrat through and through. would that be fair to say? >> yeah. and come from a family that definitely believes in the democratic party. family and diversity and civil rights. my mama said, you are a democrat through and thr
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
in a moment. mitchn tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. >>> welcome back. a new poll by the pew research center has governor romney leading president obama now by four points. the poll was conducted after the presidential debate. in this poll more voters identified themselves as republicans than democrats. last month in a similar poll more said they were democrats and that's when the president was up by
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
,000 in overdue taxes and projected fees. truck 10 will now stay in service. plans are in the works to keep truck company 10 in service for the next 10 years. not a finance director nor do i claim to be. if the mayor found money somewhere and the energy companies are open, that is great. thank you, mayor blake. >> this city has gone to the permanent closing but no firefighters have been laid off. >> 70 degrees at the airport. a controversial voting law in pennsylvania has been nixed for now. >> investigators dug deep in the efforts to find jimmy hoffa. what they found when we cover the nation. >> this is 795 at cut veirs mill road. there is a lot of fog out there >> welcome back. you can see some thick fog. the visibility is down to about a quarter of a mile in some neighborhoods. there is some drizzle out there as well. even some rain showers. you can see some rain showers going across parts of cecil county on the eastern shore. we'll start with low clouds and fog and drizzle and maybe some rain showers. then i think some sunshine will break through later this afternoon. a slight chance for a sh
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
skyrocketed in his time on the united states senate. on the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire as planned. >> we do need a balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending. we need to grow the economy. i think there are a variety of things that ought to be cut and repealed and replaced is obamacare. that will save over $1 trillion. >> reporter: the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck for 10 years. >>> one of the hottest issues on the ballot this year is question six and it is about same-sex marriage. opinions are strong even among some professional football players. >> coming up next, two mayors from the baltimore ravens with two different messages for voters. we'll be right back.  >>> people in maryland are forming clear opinions on gay marriage club some of the baltimore ravens football players. >> they have a mess am for voters. bob barnard has more. >> reporter: it is the one ballot question here some maryland most voters we've come across seem to know the most about and opinions one way or the other are pretty clear-
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
attention with these comments, discussing the gop ticket's tax plan. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class that's been buried the last four years. >> reporter: the romney campaign pounced on the word buried. campaigning in iowa, paul ryan fired back. >> vice president biden just today said that the middle class over the last four years has been, quote, buried. we agree. that means we need to stop digging by electing mitt romney the next president of the united states. >> reporter: later, the vice president did some damage control, clarifying his remarks. >> the middle class was buried by the policies of romney and ryan supported. >> reporter: 24 hours before the start time of tonight's debate late tuesday, conservatives began circulating a 2007 speech by then candidate obama speaking to an african-american audience about victims of hurricane katrina. fox news host sean hannity prominently featured the video as a gotcha moment. >> it contains some of the most divisive class warfare and racially charged rhetoric ever used by barack obama. >> reporter: nbc, along with seve
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
not continuing the message about pre-existing conditions or taxes or regulations. he's flip-flopping again, and he opens himself up to the charge that he's a guy that has no core again. this is a charge that the obama campaign started in the beginning. >> i want to get michael in on this as well. i don't want to tag team you here, but you heard steve screaming from mount high that's hogwash. >> you heard it at least the way i believe it. the base of the gop has been waiting for a groin shot to the president. i hate to say it that way, and this is as close as they've come. the aggressiveness of mitt romney in that debate is what they buy into, not so much the you substance. >> steve. >> maybe somebody who is a member of the gop base can answer these questions. the reality is -- just saying. >> you are also part of the club you don't like mitt romney fan club. who are you? >> i don't. that's what's so unique about this. what's funny about this is conservatives around the country couldn't stand stewart stevens and they couldn't stand eric in the romney campaign. conservatives around the count
FOX Business
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
book. they want to know how corporate america will be taxed in the new year. jobs are at stake there, which we will talk about. we will also talk about markets. here are some currencies, how they are performing today against the dollar: >> at 22 minute past the hour, i'm patty anne brown with your fox news minute. this morning former penn state assistant football coach sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. the sentence against the 68-year-old who was convicted of sexually abusing a series of young boys ensures he will spend the rest of his life in prison. >>> israel's military has deployed a missile defense system near the border with lebanon. just days after it shot down an unmanned aircraft that flew over its airspace. that drone is widely believed to have come from lebanon. the country's militant group hezbollah has deployed similar aircraft in the past. >>> and coca-cola, pepsi and dr. pepper are set to roll out new vending machines that will list the calorie counts of their sodas. it comes ahead of a regulation that will require the machines and restaurant chain
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
estate taxes, climate change, environmental regulations, energy policy are hurting farmers. he continues to go after the president on issue of jobs of the even though the unemployment number is down below the psych lodge call level at 8% on the stump in newport news, governor romney found a new way to use it. >> if you look back 60 years, at all the months we had unemployment before 8% before president obama. there were 39 months. in all 60 years with unemployment above 8%. under this president there have been 43 months. under one president alone. he does not understand what it takes to create a real recovery. i do. >> reporter: bill you mentioned the pew poll. the pew poll governor romney was seen as guy with new ideas. he was the one people trust to create jobs. bill: one of the lingering numbers in the debate governor romney's honesty to cut federal spending. >> taking on big bird. bill: how is the obama team, responding that, going after it? >> governor romney was trying to make a point cutting unnecessary spending said. i like pbs i like big bird. i even like you, jim lehrer, but i
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> the annual columbus day celebration outside union station took on added significance today. this is the 100th anniversary of the statue honoring christopher columbus. the crowded and often confusing traffic circle named after columbus is finally getting a makeover. as tom sherwood shows us now, some people also want changes for the historic statue. >> reporter: from patriotic songs to grand processions, the annual columbus day celebration drew a crowd to columbus circle to celebrate history. >> columbus, as an explorer, made a spectacular difference in the history of the world. you can't imagine how extraordinary it was to have somebody say, i'm going to head out into that unknown ocean -- >> reporter: the statue of columbus was donated 100 years ago. >> bac
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
to a year in prison. >>> problems may still persist in d.c.'s tax office five years after it was rocked by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nat
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, also seeking to mock mitt romney for his pledge to eliminate funding for pbs, by portraying him in a tv ad, by personally going after big bird. the ad says, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. >>> diane sawyer and i will have live coverage of the next big debate. the v.p. candidates go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. a ninth death is being reported in tennessee. in all, 105 cases in the 9 states you see highlighted there, are being linked to contaminated steroid shots. as many as 13,000 people may be at-risk. the shots came from a massachusetts pharmacy that mixes medications. there's a growin
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> daredevil felix baumgartner is set to try a 23 mile high skydive. baumgartner will jump out of a balloon over new mexico and be freefalling at speeds around 700 miles per hour. in addition to this record-setting jump he could break the sound barrier. baumgartner has set records for highest parachute jump from a building and also the lowest b.a.s.e. jump in the world. >> break the sound barrier, also he could break his neck. >> the man could seriously injure himself. >> that's roughly the distance from d.c. center to dulles airport. he's going to jump and fall. >> takes all kinds. >>> 4:41. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson to tell us about the forecast. >> hey, there, guys. yesterday, did you know we only hit 55 degrees? that was it. it definitely was a november-type day for us. and today, we're going to be warmer by about 5 degrees and i will take that. in fact, this morning we don't
KRON
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
on stage and promised dead his tax cuts would include the top one percent. but most of the economists have stated that governor run this plant will blow up the deficit or raise taxes on the middle class. it is one or the other. >> president obama is expected to take off at about 9:00 a.m. and will let you know how much impact this will have on your drive. >> record gas prices when a state wide so that average was at $4.64. >> jackie is an emerald builds to check the prices there. >> it is still f $4.75 for premium gas. gas prices have gone up so much that the two sf other from the federal trade commission to check why the prices have spiked so fast. you had the governor yesterday's state that we need to issue a winter blanket. take a look as some of these numbers they are unbelievable. california is a $4.67 and this is up 57ยข within one week. this will put california as the highest state for gas. san francisco prices may not go down. >> what goes up does not necessarily have to go down. >> let's give you a quick update on bay area sports. the the giants faced a do or die game. they have t
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and american luxury consumer to turn over with potential tax increases into next year. the energy call is pretty customary. clearly the obama administration would like to pursue more regulatory policies towards traditional energies where the romney administration would certainly be more friendly towards traditional energy which is a bigger part of the s&p 500 index. financials would benefit under a romney administration due to the perception that some of the more onerous components of dodd-frank may not come to light. >> the financials have had many, many months to prepare for dodd-frank. they know what's coming down the pike. so is it going to make that much of a difference in an obama administration even in an environment where the overall health of the market improves, the economy improves, so financials may do better regardless of who is president next? >> may but i think financials are going to struggle in an environment where investment sensitivity is -- investment spending is starting to deteriorate. one of the other big key takeaways from our survey was just the impact of the c
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am PDT
't leadership, that's salesmanship. [ cheering ] >> the president: and we cannot afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: mr. obama has raise add average of three million dollars from his previous trips here. he may need all the money he can get, because his visit to san francisco came on the day that the pew foundation released national survey which showed romney leading him by three percentage points. his next stop, ohio. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> mitt romney is in iowa this morning, moments ago during a rally he slammed president obama for talking about big bird on the campaign trail. >>> food stamps, when the president taobg office, 32 mill on food stamps, now there are 47 million. these are tough times with serious issues. you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. [ laughing ] [ cheering [ >> romney's comments about big bird are the target of a new spoof tv ad from president obama's cam paint mocks romney. -- >> big bird. >> big, yellow, men noise our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have
KOFY
Oct 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
. [ cheering ] >> the president: and we cannot afford another round of tax cuts for the wealthy. >> reporter: mr. obama has raise add average of three million dollars from his previous trips here. he may need all the money he can get, because his visit to san francisco came on the day that the pew foundation released national survey wch showed romneyeading him by three percentage points. his next stop, ohio. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> mitt romney is in iowa this morning, moments ago during a rally he slammed president obama for talking about big bird on the campaign trail. >>> food smps, wen t president obg office 32 ll onood amps now there ar47 milli. thesare tough times with serious issues. you have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving big bird. [ laughing ] [ cheering [ >> romney's comments about big bird are the target of a new spoof tv ad from president obams cam paint mocks romney. -- big bird. >> big, yellow, men noise our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about, it is sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the su
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm PDT
debate performance last week, mr. obama sharpened his criticism calling governor romney's tax plan a relapse to the past. >> it's to let wall street run wild again, but he's going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: some supporters were surprised by forgiving of the president's debate performance. >> it shows he's human. he's like a regular person. >> i'm really rooting for him and hoping he can pull out some good arguments in his next debate and we'll see his poll numbers jump back up. >> reporter: the president told them to maintain enthusiasm. they need to be obsessive to help him get reelected. he's now on his way to ohio. he is scheduled to address a crowd of supporters at ohio state university later today. in san francisco, ally, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> mitt romney is also headed to ohio later dead, but made a stop in iowa beforehand. he wasted no time responding to the president's latest ad that pits romney against sesame street's big bird. >> these are tough times with real serious issues, so you have to scratch your head when the president spends the l
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> announcer: this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity. your home for the most live sports. >> so they're coming home. but, am i correct? we play petty well at home, right? >> oh, yeah, they co. that's a home-field advantage for a reason. >> with the nats winning game 1, the pressure was on the cardinals for game 2. you do not want to bpressure those guys. today wasn't a must-win for sant lewis, but they did play like that. the cardinals have a 7-1 lead. a homer to left center and it goes into the bull pen. next up, his teammate, adam laroche. he does the same thing and cuts the nats lead to four. the cards lead to four, rather. but sixth inning, danny espinoza is facing joe kelly. and he wants to get in on the act. bu
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
all that by cutting taxes, with a big tax cut? >> those are your words, not mine, thank you very much sir. >> that was kind of strange. >> the campaign that was michael steele the press secretary was putting a white paper in front of the camera. the reporter knew he was already well over the allotted time to the interview when he decided to ask a weird question. ryan spongded as anyone would in such a situation, when you do nearly 12 hung interviews in a couple of months, eventually you're going to see a local reporter embarrass himself. >>> romney will take questions on thursday night at the winter green resort in virginia where he even did debate prep on an indoor tennis court we're told. he's in florida for more debate prep. >> joe biden is one of the best debaters we have seen in modern politics, he's been doing this 40 years, he ran for president twice and for vice president. this is my first time on a substantial stage. >> ryan is reviewing biden's 2004 debate with sarah palin. on monday ryan attacked what he says is the democrats strategy now. >> i really think that because the
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> north korea is making a new threat against the u.s. it claims its missiles can reach the u.s. mainland as well as the u.s. territory of guam. north korea is accusing allies of platting a war against it. the u.s. agreed to let it have longer range missiles that can strike anywhere in the north. north korea hasn't mastered the technology capable to strike the u.s. >>> terrorism adviser heads to libya today. he will get an update on the investigation into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi last month. chris stevens was killed there. it comes before congress holds their first hearing on the attack. he will testify before the house oversight committee. the state department ignoring requests for additional protection in the weeks and months before the deadly attack. >>> romney is now leading in at least one poll. a new sewurvey shows ro
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